The West of England Combined Authority currently manages c£16million of adult education funding annually. This new post will take on the day to day management of this fund, ensuring that it meets the highest standards of delivery, addresses and makes real impact to support learners across our region, and enables our providers to reach those individuals most in need.
This is a senior position within the Authority and carries significant responsibilities. In order to succeed in this role, you will require an extremely good prior knowledge of the adult education budget, its uses and correct deployment. You will also be an excellent planner, forward thinker and manager, able to motivate and support your team with heavy workloads. You will be used to dealing with staff at all levels, right up to Chief Executive or elected member and be able to explain complex ideas simply and with patience. You will have gained these skills in a large public body, either directly managing AEB, or in a large provider setting where you have been involved in delivering provision funded by AEB. In return you will work in a highly motivated and supportive team, where our ethos is team work to achieve results.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Dr. Naomi Logan. Email: naomi.logan@westofengland-CA.gov.uk
Interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams on 4 October 2021.
The West Of England Combined Authority is an equal opportunities employer, in line with the Equalities Act 2010, and invite applicants to contact us to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.
The West Of England Combined Authority is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status.
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